Milinda Siriwardana

Milinda Siriwardana who made his one-day debut for Sri Lanka against Pakistan in the recently concluded series will lead a Sri Lanka Development Squad for the Moin-Ud-Dowla Gold Cup tournament in Hyderabad, India from September 1 to 16.

The team also includes promising players like leg-spinner Jeffrey Vandersay who made his T20I debut against Pakistan, off-spinner Akila Dhananjaya and fast bowlers Amila Aponso who took seven wickets in the 3-day warm-up game against India, and Vishwa Fernando who has been named in the Test squad for the three Tests against India.

Sri Lanka Development Squad: Milinda Siriwardana (captain), Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Minodh Bhanuka, Angelo Jayasinghe, Lihiru Milantha, Romesh Buddhika, Lasith Abeyratne, Kasun Rajitha, Nisala Tharaka, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Madushanka, Jeffrey Vandersay, Amila Aponso, Akila Dhananjaya.